Hopes of building a bungalow on a parcel of overgrown and unused land in Brightlingsea have been dashed at appeal.

The scheme for the site at the back of 32 Albert Road has been turned down by a Government inspector for the second time in just over a year. The inspector decided that the proposed development would be too close to bungalows on Oysters Reach and would cause a cramped appearance in the area.

The proposal would have an “enclosing effect which would be overbearing” for the residents of 26 and 28 Oysters Reach, said the inspector – the same reason that a previous inspector gave when refusing an appeal in January 2015.

Tendring District Council had turned down both the planning applications before they were taken to appeal.

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